Rezső Sugár

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Rezsõ Sugár (October 9, 1919 – September 22, 1988) was a Hungarian composer.

Rezsõ Sugár was born in Budapest. He studied musical composition under Zoltán Kodály at the Franz Liszt Academy of Music from 1937 to 1942. He was a teacher of composition at the Béla Bartók Secondary School of Music from 1949 to 1968 and at the Franz Liszt Academy of Music from 1968 to 1979.[1]

His recorded compositions include the oratorios Hunyadi and Savonarola, the Quartet for Strings and Piano, and the Partita for String Orchestra.

He was a winner of the Kossuth Prize in 1954[2] and was the father of the composer and conductor Miklós Sugár.


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